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bay area. we have the story on the raids in the newsroom. damian. >> reporter: the fbi is being tight-lipped saying the affidavits remain sealed. this is video we shot this morning at the blossom hill apartments. this is one of several locations hit. we saw agents in suits making one arrest. we understand s.w.a.t. teams lent a hand in the action. about an hour ago, the san francisco office of the fbi would say it is the lead agency and its gang task force in the south bay was in charge of the operation. >> i can't comment on the number of officers out there. there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel and fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi tells me the federal affidavits should be unsealed by the end of today. they will provide more details at that time. we will stay on top of this story and bring you the latest online and on the news at 5:00. i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you. an early-morning fire forced a berkeley family out of their home this morning. this cell phone video show
? >> reporter: these apartments are only a half a block away from oak grove high school. the fbi said it arrested two people on federal drug charges. fbi agents in suits were at the blossom hill apartments after 5:00 this morning. here they're arresting one of two men. they're facing federal charges for conspiracy to distribute meth. >> today the fbi, along with our local partners conducted a number of law enforcement actions, interdictions across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi says its gang task force in the south bay led the operation. the agency won't say if the suspects are part of a larger organized group or gang, but agents needed help from neighboring police departments to make the arrests. >> again, i can't comment on the number of officers that were out there. but there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel, fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in several interdictions, in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: neighbors at the blossom hill apartments say they're not surprised by the early morning raid. >> i mean it's not the first ti
by hitting a couple keys. >> reporter: often the ransom note looks like an official notice from the fbi, accusing you of a crime. >> you have inappropriate content you have stolen content, you have child porn on your machine, that scares people, even if they've never done it. still that the fbi has said we found child porn, that scares people to their very core. >> that's why they pay up? >> yes. >> you should never pay a ransom, even if you do regain access to your computer, the hackers have probably dropped other viruss on to your system. rans ransomware has grown so quickly, the fbi just posted a warning on its internet crimes website. >> it's getting very tedious, and you estimate you've lost business as a result? >> yes, i've been up late just trying to solve the problem. >> with more than 4,000 products in his store. >> snow skis, snowboards, water skis, wake boards. >> reporter: he's moving his shop information to cloud computing to prevent another attack. no customer or financial data was breached, but the ransomware hack has cost him time and money. >> our sales are down signif
from the fbi and the atf are expected to join this investigation some time tomorrow. when vallejo mayor osby davis saw the magnitude of the damage to the law office he shares with michael thompson, the mayor couldn't help but shed a few tears. davis later told the vallejo times herald to say he is upset would be an understatement. the fire was reported at about 1:30 saturday morning at the small office building on tuolumne street across from the solano superior court. investigators think someone set the fire intentionally. >> a suspicious fire at this time, it's under investigation and we hopefully have some more information in the coming days as to the cause of the fire. >> reporter: vallejo police say the same building has been targeted by vandals in the past few months, who have thrown rocks through windows. and while investigators search for a motive for the fire, they say they are now looking at all the possibilities, including if mayor davis has any political enemies who would want to target him. >> well, the fact that it involves the mayor of vallejo, the fact that he is a high p
. >> mcafee says it is successful because the ransom note looks like an official notice from the fbi accusing you of a crime. >> they try to scare you. you have inappropriate content, stolen content and child pornography. even if they haven't done it, it scares people. to think that fbi found child pornography on your computer scares people. >> and that's why they pay up. >> that's why they pay. >> reporter: don't pay he says. ransom ware hacks have grown so quickly the fbi posted a warning on the internet crimes website. >> it is tedious and you estimate you lost business as a result. >> yes. i have been up late trying to solve the problem. >> reporter: with 4,000 products in his store. >> snow skis, wake boards. >> steve is now moving his shop information to cloud computing to prevent another attack. he says no customer or financial data was breached but the ransom ware cost him time and money. >> our sales are down significantly by the day. >> how do you avoid it. start with site adviser. it is a free download that takes a few seconds and once you have the program anytime you visi
information we have at present. first of all, there's an fbi investigation that's ongoing. and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpyred. but putting together the best information we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi in fact was initially a spontaneous reaction to what transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo which were prompted of course by the video. >> there was a caveat there. she said the fbi was still investigating. but the thought was it was a spontaneous reaction. a couple of days before that, the libyan president said, no, in fact, al qaeda was behind this attack. and then days later, after ambassador rice is on this program and other programs, the president's spokesman jay carney says this. it is, i think, self-evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. well, if it was self-evident, why didn't the president call this exactly what it was, an act of terror on the anniversary of 9/11? >> well, this is an eve
>>> right now at 5:00, overnight fire burned the law office of the mayor. while the fbi is now getting involved. we'll have a live report on that. >>> also, the heat warning in the bay area. how the hottest temperatures of the year could be harmful to your health. >>> and we'll introduce you to a fifth grader from the tenderloin who made it to one of the nation's biggest stages through poetry and sports. >> good evening. federal agents are being called to investigate a fire that gutted the offices of the major of vallejo. it could be a case of domestic terrorism. we just spoke to police. he had the latest from vallejo for us. monte? >> good evening. vallejo police say the mayor is a high-profile figure and that's why they called in the fbi. and police are reviewing surveillance footage taken by a camera on a building across the street from the offices to figure out who might have set this fire. these offices are owned and they just showed up at the scene early this morning to see the damage that had been done and he shed a few tears upon seeing what had happened. there was sign
the weekend. the fbi is investigating the fire as a possible act of domestic terrorism. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez joins us in vallejo this evening. jodi, what do we have tonight? >> reporter: raj, vallejo police say they fully expect to have the fbi and atf help in this investigation. they say evidence that they pulled from mayor osby davis' office has now been sent to an atf lab. meanwhile, the mayor is finally talking about what happened here. mayor osby davis talked to reporters about the arson fire for the first time this morning. he said he does believe the torching was political. while he would not elaborate on who he believes is behind it, he certainly has had plenty of critics through the years. he has most recently taken a lot of heat for a slew of officer-involved shootings. the mayor says whoever is responsible, he is determined not to let this steer him from his profession as a lawyer or from his duties as mayor. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am not now nor
and three other americans. the obama administration says it was a planned terrorist attack, and the fbi is investigating a possible al qaeda link, and an issue that secretary of state hillary clinton discussed today. meanwhile, ann curry sat down with the president of libya to discuss the situation. >> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that. and it is a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the original attack? >> mortars -- >> reporter: they were used in the attack? >> yes. >> reporter: and do you know how many mortars were used? >> about 500. >> reporter: and you were saying they were fired with such accuracy that this could not have been done by somebody who didn't have experience? >> experience and knew what he was doing. >> reporter: and this is what is helping to convince you that this was a pre-planned attack, not a reaction to a controversial movie? >> yes, i have no doubt about this. >> reporter: do you think the movi
with the man to stay in his seat, but he kept getting up. at one point according to the fbi, he asked a female passenger to sit in his lap, and then he offered her drugs. another passenger says he grabbed her. >> he grabbed my hair and goes, no, no, no, no, no. and he kissed me. >> he's an actor and model who owns a clothing company. he was arrested and charged with interference with a flight crew. david trong says it was the passengers aboard the flight who held him down with belts when he threatened their lives. >> look at every one of us and said, i'm going to kill you and your entire family. >> reporter: at one point two doctors came forward with a syringe and gave him a shot of valium. >> that was vikki vargas reporting. passengers had to hold the man down for nearly three hours. he will now face federal charges for interfering with a flight crew, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. >>> the warmup is getting closer, you can feel it outside today. definitely a little toastier than it was the last few days. >> it's almost like you can feel it across my maps here throat t
be when security concerns have stopped an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan rice should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wrong initially, and is it having any effect on the response here? >> reporter: well, first of all it is very, very rare for them to make this type of admission. and politics are clearly in play. the questions are being asked, why did they get it wrong? was it because of a coverup, or was it because they were trying to avoid acknowledging mistakes this close to the election? so there is always a political consequence, and certainly's tonight
child pornography on your machine, even though they've never done t. still that the fbi has said, we found child porn nothingraphy on your screen so we've locked it, that scares people to the core. >> you should never pay a ransom, even if you do regain access to your computer, the hackers have probably dropped other viruses on to your system. the best way to avoid ransomware is to avoid sites that you're not familiar with. we'll show you a program tonight at 11:00. plus, more on the fbi's latest warning on ransomware. >> if you have a tip, call us at 888-996-tips or send an e-mail directly to the unit at nbcbayarea.com. >>> president obama's up coming fund-raiser, the musicians and athletes that will take a part. >>> a lawsuit filed by women in the military just today. >>> a dangerous scene in oakland. an accident sent several people to the hospital. the connection to city workers. >> for those who were there, they couldn't believe what they were seeing. six innocent people engineered after a bizarre accident. >> an suv collided with a city publics works van sending both barrelling
in the search for the body of jimmy hoffa. the fbi and police in michigan are looking into the possibility that hoffa's body is buried in the backyard of this home near detroit. police say they received a tip from a man who says he saw men bury a body just hours after hoffa went missing back in 1975. the union boss was last scene outside a suburban detroit restaurant where he was supposed to meet with a new jersey boss and member of the mob. >>> in the united states it raises a lot of eyebrows, horse meat, now it will be served in a restaurant in new york. coming soon to this restaurant in queens. there's going to be horse meat on the menu. it's fairly common in parts of europe and some asian countries it's considered a delicacy. horse meat won't be on the opening day menu, but plans to own it soon. it's illegal for restaurants in california to serve horse meat. >>> let's turn it over to henry wofford in the comcast sportsnet newsroom. >> let's stop horsing around. we have some sports to talk about, coming up in sports, some a's in action, why oakland is feeling better about its playoff ch
he won the election by just three votes. then he had to leave vallejo through bankruptcy. the fbi is expected to investigate the weekend fire as an act of domestic terrorism. >>> the noise traveled for miles and prompted hundreds of complaints from people in the east bay. the source of their frustration, an outdoor rave at the oakland coliseum. this is youtube video of that rave that started saturday night. it was called beyond wonderlandful police say the music was so loud, people pr san leandro all the way frommal need over were calling 911. and they had to call in extra dispatchers to handle all the calls. the city officials in oakland have since issued an apology and have called for the immediate review of the situation. >>> president obama and mitt romney squaring off face to face, getting ready for the first debate. and a new television ad is reminding the candidates not to forget one of the year's biggest tragedies. >>> plus, a local official charging taxpayers for the appearances? why he is costing the taxpayers even more. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. record setting
. the fbi is expected to investigate the fire as a possible act of domestic terrorism. jodi hernandez joins us in vallejo this evening with details. >> reporter: good evening. the mayor has faced a lot of challenges since taking office but nothing rises to this level. you can see the damage caused when an arsonist set fire to the mayor's private law office over the weekend. today mayor davis spoke for the first time about the torching calling it malicious and cowardly. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. >> reporter: a defiant vallejo mayor says he went let saturday morning's arson fire that destroyed his private law office steer him off course but davis believes the torching was political. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor. >> reporter: the mayor would not elaborate but he's had his share of critics through the years. he got off to a rock
. you'll know everything. two, they don't know how he was killed. and we got access to the fbi agent who was assigned to marina oswald. we know everything he did. this is all new information. i think people are going to be stunned when they read it. it snaps your head back. >> you don't get into some of the conspiracy theories, is that because you don't think they are true and you don't think evidence supports them or that is another book and you weren't trying to write that. >> the evidence supports them. my books are fact based. everything you read happened. and we got it from the fbi reports, we got it from people who were on the scene, no secondary stuff. oh, i saw that guy over there. none of that. and we tell the reader when we don't know something, because there's one thing this shadowy guy was around oswald who should not have been, i can't nail that down but i tell the reader that. but there is no doubt that oswald did kill kennedy. >> as you mentioned you don't shy away from the fact that president kennedy had many infidelities. what did you come away believing about him, what
michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends? >> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university. if the examination of that soil sample turns up evidence of remains, then they'll start digging. willie? >> john yang, thanks so much. 7:20. here is savannah. >
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